Shame with mum

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Author Details

Aarti Daya

Name: Dr Aarti Daya

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist

Current place of work: The Child Psychology Service

Many adopted and fostered children experience high levels of shame (http://www.pafca.co.uk/theory-article/the-impact-of-shame/). Shame is a complex emotion that feels desperately uncomfortable for children and usually children will learn to limit behaviours which cause shame. This usually develops within the parent-child interaction.

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